Islamic fund to expand into banking

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 16 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
A leading provider of Islamic financial products is planning to expand into banking.

Integrating ESG into securitised asset strategies

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Assessing the ESG characteristics of mortgage and other asset-backed securities (ABS) are an "essential component" of investing in securitised markets, according to Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM).

Analysing the opportunities, challenges of the ESG investing sector

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
ESG is not only a risk management tool, but an investment strategy that can generate value for investors.

New ethical fund appoints Equity Trustees as RE

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 9 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
A former Statewide Super product and distribution manager and a financial adviser have launched an ethical multi-asset fund for retail, wholesale and institutional investors.

Federated Hermes launches climate change high yield credit strategy

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 9 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
The international business of Federated Hermes has launched a high yield credit strategy that invests in securities that support a low carbon future.

IFM Investors sets 2030 emissions target

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
The $174 billion manager owned by industry funds will reduce the carbon footprint of its infrastructure assets by 40% by 2030, as it heads down the path to net zero by 2050.

Asset consultants keep gates closed on greenwashing

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Regulators are taking on greenwashing in financial products and asset consultants are standing close by to ensure fund managers are offering products and services that are true to their ESG label.

Assessing the financial, ESG benefits of agricultural investments

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Agricultural investments offer not only long-term diversified returns, but also the potential to use natural capital to impact on climate change as well as generate additional financial return.

Using the SDGs to develop sustainable investment

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a framework of targets that investors can use to implement sustainable investment outcomes.

NAB launches sustainability-linked derivatives

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
NAB will offer sustainability-linked derivatives in Australia, building on products developed in the UK and Europe.